Day trip

Cancun/Playa del Carmen: Chichen Itza, Hubiku & Ek'Balam

4.6 / 5

36 reviews

Cancun/Playa del Carmen: Chichen Itza, Hubiku & Ek'Balam

From £88.87 per person

Enjoy adventures in history and nature in the Yucatan. Explore the Chichen Itza and Ek Balam Mayan ruins. Swim in Cenote Hubiku and enjoy a tasty lunchbox.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
The pick-up location is your hotel lobby. Please provide your hotel details upon booking.

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn more about the ancient beliefs of the Mayan people
  • Visit the archaeological sites of Chichen Itza and Ek'Balam
  • Swim in the sacred Cenote Hubiku
Full description
Benefit from pick up at your hotel in Cancun or Playa del Carmen. Then, journey towards the ancient city of Chichen Itza to learn more about the Mayan civilization. Discover the magic of the Yucatan on this day trip from Cancun to visit two Mayan ruin sites and a stunning cenote. Your expert guide will lead you throughout the day, sharing fascinating facts and folklore of the Mayan civilization. Get ready to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Chichen Itza, one of the most iconic archaeological sites in the world. You’ll also visit Ek Balam, an off-the-beaten-track site with incredible carvings and a soaring Acropolis pyramid you can climb.  To refresh from the Yucatan heat, you’ll immerse yourself in the crystalline waters of Cenote Hubiku.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off (Cancun and Playa del Carmen)
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional guide
  • Lunchbox with a sandwich, fruit, juice, and a sweet
  • Bottled water
  • All activities
  • Small group tour
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Yucatan State Tax for Chichen Itza and Ek Balam, at 40 USD per person, payable at check-in
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  •  Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  •  It is recommended that you wear sports shoes, sandals or flip flops
  • Bring your swimming costume, a towel, sunglasses, hat, biodegradable sunscreen, mosquito repellent, a camera and Mexican pesos in cash for any expenses and tips
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 36 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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Great, both Ovet and Eliuk made the excursion super enjoyable. I would repeat a thousand times more with them. We had a great time, Ovet's explanations were the best, solving doubts and making the tour so interesting that he kept you attentive at all times. Both chichen itza and balam are spectacular. And hubiku, really the best.

20 February 2020

This was an amazing day! The weather the horrible at the start of the day but but the time we got to our first destination it was beautiful. Mario was our tour guide and he was beyond excellent. He took the time to explain everything. He gave us a detailed explanation of Chichen Itza on the way there and then when we got there explained things in more detail. He was the best tour guide we have ever had. I highly recommend this tour and Mario as the guide!!

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31 October 2019

Amazing Experience!

The tour was great! We brought along our 19 month old toddler and the guide was very patient and understanding with us. What keeps me from giving the tour 5 stars is that we had to drive an additional 60-90 minutes from Cancun to Riviera Maya in order to pick up other people on the tour and that we didn’t have a lot of time at the ruins (but with three stops that was expected). Overall we had a great time and learned a lot about Mayan history and culture.

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25 September 2019

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